Herbert List – Greece 1937 to 1939
Jul31

Herbert List – Greece 1937 to 1939

Herbert List, German photographer, 1903 – 1975 His austere, classically-posed black-and-white compositions, particularly of male nudes, taken in Italy and Greece have been highly formative for modern photography. From 1937 to 1939 Herbert List traveled in Greece and took photographs of ancient temples, ruins, sculptures, and the landscape, many of which were published in magazines and books (Life, Photographie, Verve and Harpers...

Read More
Best island in the world? It’s no surprise that the winner is… Santorini
Jul30

Best island in the world? It’s no surprise that the winner is… Santorini

#Santorini best #island in the world @ Travel + Leisure 2014 awards! Santorini was voted from the readers of  Travel and Leisure (T+L) magazine as World’s Best Island for 2014. The Cycladic island with the amazing landscapes of the caldera bay, the romantic sunsets and the picturesque villages, got 89.98 points, while the second island Maui got 89.51 points. Santorini last year was on the fourth place of T+L best islands list. The...

Read More
Tom Hanks crosses Paros Antiparos channel
Jul29

Tom Hanks crosses Paros Antiparos channel

Tom Hanks, the popular hollywood actor with great blockbusters to his credit is a known lover of Greece, and particularly Paros and Antiparos. In fact Tom Hanks owns a holiday villa in Antiparos, which for the past 13 years has been the getaway retreat of him and his wife actress Rita Wilson who is of Greek origin.  The couple owns this 450 square meters villa between Glypha and Chora in Antiparos. It is built on a 1.5 acre property...

Read More
Perivolas hideout, the secret of Santorini
Jul29

Perivolas hideout, the secret of Santorini

This is a detail from ” The secret of mediterranean ” with Trevor Mc’Donald about the picturesque and wonderful island, Santorini.  

Read More
A Photographer’s Guide to Santorini, Greece
Jul29

A Photographer’s Guide to Santorini, Greece

Santorini is one of the most visited islands in the world (placed in the top 10 of most visited islands), a destination where tourists come to from all over the world. They come to admire the cave houses built on cliffs measuring hundreds of meters, the rooftops painted in a blue more intense than the sea, the clear sky and great weather, or the donkeys waiting to carry the tourists from the harbor to the heart of the cities. Inviting...

Read More
The crocodile of #Crete filmed by drone!
Jul28

The crocodile of #Crete filmed by drone!

Sifis Crocodile Operation in Crete The Development Organization of Crete has placed several traps in order to capture “Sifis”, the crocodile found in the region of Rethymno, on the Greek island of Crete last week. Rethymno Mayor Giorgis Marinakis said that efforts are made to recapture the reptile alive. Herpetologist Petros Liberakis arrived on the island to monitor today’s major operation to capture the crocodile. The popularity of...

Read More
Greece 1962: Delos & Mykonos Ελλάδα
Jul28

Greece 1962: Delos & Mykonos Ελλάδα

An old 16mm German documentary film on these Peloponnese regions. Life in the olden days which, I suppose, has changed much in the past fifty years.    

Read More
They believed once that their life may seem like summer
Jul28

They believed once that their life may seem like summer

Photographic documents of the past from Benaki Museum...

Read More